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Chesham, Buckinghamshire

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Chesham, Buckinghamshire

Chesham is a market town in the Chiltern Hills, Buckinghamshire, England. It is located 11 miles south-east of the county town of Aylesbury. Chesham is also a civil parish designated a town council within Chiltern district. It is situated in the Chess Valley and surrounded by farmland, as well as being bordered on one side by Amersham and Chesham Bois.
Post townCHESHAM
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP9601
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01494

Other names by which Chesham, Buckinghamshire has been known in the past

Chesham Bois ~ Cestreham

Chesham, Buckinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Chesham, market town and par. with ry. sta., mid. Bucks, on river Chess, 5 miles SW. of Berkhampstead ry. sta. and 18 miles NW. of London, 12,746 ac., pop. 6502; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Wednesday.

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